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This telephone bug stole PINs from inside a bank

mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes | more than 2 years ago

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mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes "This telephone bug was found attached to a phone line inside one of Australia's biggest banks.
The device, attached by a cleaner, was listening to dial tones as unwitting consumers keyed in PIN numbers at the teller.
It broadcast the tones over a radio frequency to a laptop outside, while a card skimmer recorded credit and debit numbers."

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